There are a lot of Samsung smartphones out there, which are still waiting to receive the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update. However, there are even more users who are already thinking about the upcoming Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.
According to rumors, Samsung will bring the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note 5 but nobody knows when this will happen.
According to the latest rumors, Google will release the final version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow by the end of September 2015. As expected, the final Android 6.0 Marshmallow version will be released with the new Nexus smartphone (Nexus 5X, also known as Nexus 5 (2015)), but it will also be offered as an OTA update for other previous Nexus devices.
We remind you that Samsung began releasing the Lollipop update for its first devices in December. This year, Samsung might release the update in November, as the Marshmallow update is not as major as Lollipop was.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow will come with an improved battery feature called “Doze mode”, which will limit your applications to sync or use network access. However, notifications will still be permitted if a “high priority” Google Cloud Message is received.
The new Android OS version will come with Deep Linking and a native fingerprint reader support on Samsung’s Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note 5. Deep Linking will allow your device to know what applications to use in order to open a certain type of link.
The Android 6.0 also comes with automatic application data backup and restore, which means that you will be able to back up your game saves or application settings directly to Google Drive. The backup will be made every 24 hours but it will be limited to 25MB per application. The new Android OS version will allow you to use the SD card as the default storage, which is awesome if you own a smartphone that doesn’t have a generous internal memory.
The RAM Manager was also updated and now it shows you how much RAM an application is using on average and the maximum RAM it used so far. The Phone Dialer comes with a more intuitive interface and we’re sure that a lot of users will like it. In addition, you will be able to select multiple contacts in the Contacts application and select to either share, delete or merge them.
Samsung’s default applications will also get updated with granular application permission and the UI will be slightly tweaked.